FreeBSD : vorbis-tools -- Speex header processing vulnerability (633716fa-1f8f-11dd-b143-0211d880e350)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32299


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in vorbis-tools, which can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when processing Speex headers, which can be exploited via a specially crafted Speex stream containing a negative 'modeID' field in the header.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32299

File Name: freebsd_pkg_633716fa1f8f11ddb1430211d880e350.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vorbis-tools, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1686

Secunia: 29882

CWE: 189